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  1. Viewport3D support in XAML with Windows 8.1 Metro app

    There is no XAML support for 3D in windows Metro app. That would be very good if the XAML supporting Viewport3D or 3D elements for Metro app.

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      0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • TFS - Option to Navigate directly from mapped local path to Source location in TFS under "Source control explorer"(vice versa is available)

      TFS - Option to Navigate directly from mapped local path to Source location in TFS under "Source control explorer"(vice versa is available)

      E.g.
      If I am on local folder ,which is already mapped to workspace, doing right click --> TFS --> Go to Mapped path in TFS (Source control explorer)
      It will open Visual Studio showing the Source control explorer view , mapped to that local path

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      • Restore ability to outline just regions and not properties and methods

        In Visual Studio 2008 (using Visual Basic) outline could apply just to regions (not properties and methods). This was very helpful to manage classes with large amounts of code. When properties and methods are outlined (such that they can be collapsed and expanded), it is really easy to accidently collapse something since the icon is right next to the column used to highlight an entire line. In addition, if you collapse everything and then expand a region to work on it, all properties and methods are collapsed so you have to expand each property/method one at a time or expand…

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add shortcut to quickly open / close CodeLens function

          In Visual Studio 2013 Preview,
          CodeLens function is very powerful, but when we want to close or open it ... set step is too much. ( see Q&A : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/dn269218(v=vs.120).aspx )

          Add a shortcut, when we need it just "click (shortcut)" and show it, when we close is same.

          132 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Create a document that describes all icons used in Visual Studio IDE

            Publish a document that explains what each of the different icons in the Visual Studio IDE Solution Explorer/Object Browser/Class View mean.

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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • option to disable auto save on build

              option to disable auto save on build

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                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Fix the burndown trendline algorithm

                As I understand it, the height of the burndown trend line at its left edge is calculated by adding together each increase of hours during the sprint. So for example say on day 1 we estimate 100 hours. On day 5 we're down to 50 and we find 25 more, and then we finish the sprint. The trendline would start at 125 hours at the upper left of the burndown chart and end at zero at the lower right. I don't think this accurately reflects what is going on.

                To illustrate, consider another sprint. In this one we estimate 100…

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                • Create a switch statement that takes a Predicate

                  Allow a switch to do something like the following

                  string Html = LoginToWebSite();
                  switch (Html.Contains)
                  {
                  case "Wrong Credentials":
                  return LoginType.WrongCredentials;
                  case "Too many failed attempts":
                  return LoginType.TooManyFailedAttempts;
                  case "Required field":
                  return LoginType.MissingField;
                  case "That's not a valid email":
                  return LoginType.InvalidEmail;
                  default:
                  return LoginType.Success;
                  }

                  This is what I currently do

                  var Html = LoginToWebSite();

                  if (Html.Contains("Wrong credentials"))
                  return LoginType.WrongCredentials;
                  if (Html.Contains("Too many failed attempts"))
                  return LoginType.TooManyFailedAttempts;
                  if (Html.Contains("not a valid email"))
                  return LoginType.InvalidEmail;
                  else
                  return LoginType.Success;

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add markup validation for missing whitespace between attributes

                    HTML/ASPX/ASCX markup validation fails to detect no space between attributes

                    No markup validation feedback is given when markup has an element with attributes that should have a space between them but the space is missing. It is a very difficult visual cue to spot and without IDE support it can be cumbersome to identify the problem. Only the .xml file editor gives "No whitespace" feedback; the editors for .html and .ascx files do not.

                    It is a frustrating inconvenience that we have become so reliant on markup validation that we become unable to identify the culprit when two attributes that…

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                      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Burndown chart should use the capacity of the team for the ideal trend

                      It would be nice if the team's capacity is used for calculating the ideal trend within the burndown chart.

                      Whenever one or more parttime team members are involved, the burndown is not 'reliable' / accurate enough to use.

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                      • Give us access to the Windows 8 Bing Maps Control from a Desktop project

                        Toaday if we want to build an application in windows 8 where we need to have a maping feature, we need to build a Windows store project. For those who need to build Desktop application with mapping request we have no other choice to use the WPF Bing map control which has been optimized for Microsoft PixelSense.

                        Today we use that control in our application but we face a lot of performance issue from the control when using more that a single touch. This issue has been reported to use by the Bing Map team and who have been told…

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                          0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make Solution Explorer remember its new view

                          In VS2012 it is possible to create New Solution Explorer View which allows developer to have a separate solution explorer view showing only one project or only one folder. This is great when you open several separate sub-windows in IDE and arrange different files to different sub-windows and also you can dock your new solution explorer views to your sub-windows. The problem is that your new solution explorer view is not remembered when you close IDE. On the next startup you'll get your sub-windows but not your solution explorer views.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Create a linked js file to user controls, exactly like you did with the codebehind cs file for ide solution explorer viewing.

                            Create a linked js file to user controls, exactly like you did with the codebehind cs file. This would allow easy js separation and ide navigation for the developer to get to the control's client script... additionally, it would allow us to have the markup and js in two edit windows for parallel development (as opposed to splitting the screen).

                            21 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Disconnect from git repository

                              Why when I am connected to git repository, I can not disconnect from there?
                              When I am connected to TFS, I have "Disconnect from TFS" option in "TEAM" menu.

                              Why is it so complicated to implement?
                              Why nobody invent this idea?

                              Moreover, TFS project can auto detect when we are out of currently connected TFS project, but git repository can not.
                              In git repository when I have project in "Projects/My project" directory, git want add new created project from "Projects/My new project". Like that should not be.

                              PS: Sorry for my English. I was hurry when I was writing it.

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                              • 4 votes
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                                • Native barcode report item/support for SSRS RDLC/RDL Designer

                                  Almost everyone reporting tools have barcode support itselft. Why SSRS use thrid party ones. We don't want to switch to other reporting tools because labsent of this. We also don't want to buy any third party barcode tools. We have payed so high price for visual studio. Why cannot get barcode support.

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                                    2 comments  ·  SQL BI Tools (SRS, SSIS, SSAS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Advanced and Professional should both be able to see features in the scrum template

                                    We are using Visual Studio Online and I want my developers to have the professional level subscription, but having them not able to open "features" is causing us to consider other tools. Our "team" needs access to the features feature so they can perform backlog grooming. Now I like my developers having the professional level subscription because I need them to have the ability to download Visual Studio.

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                                    • Add "HttpClient" to tag list for Microsoft.Net.Http NuGet package

                                      Currently, a search for "HttpClient" has Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.Client show up first, even though that package has fewer downloads. If "HttpClient" was in the tag list for Microsoft.Net.Http, then that package would be the first search result, which is desirable for those searches.

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                                        1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add customization options for Microsoft Git Provider

                                        Since support for Git is now official in VS 2013, would be nice to see some options under Tools. For TFS there are quite a few, for Git there are none, like literally 0 options to configure. For one, I was looking to set 3rd party compare and merge tools. Well, I can't.

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                                        • Ability to generate JavaScript SDK doc

                                          When VS provide the powerful support of JavaScript XML Documentation Comments (see URL below), is there any approach to generate a JavaScript SDK doc based on the comments in the JavaScript files? and is that possible to support this in VS too?

                                          http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb514138.aspx

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                                            0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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